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"Dean of Fun" Snowshoe Mag's Person of the Year

Snowshoe Magazine recognized Athletic Director Jim Tucker for his contributions to the sport by awarding him the 2014 Cindy Brochman Memorial Person of the Year Award.

“Jim Tucker is likely the number one most important figure in the sport, though his modesty would keep him from agreeing to such a comment,” said Phillip Smith, senior editor at Snowshoe Magazine, in an article on the magazine's website. Read more »

Paul Smith's wins $500K EPA grant

The Watershed Stewardship Program at Paul Smith’s College has won a $500,000 federal grant to help protect lakes and rivers from invasive species.

The grant, which was awarded from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, was announced last week.

“This award represents an investment in the future of water quality, biodiversity, and economic and community sustainability in one of our nation’s most cherished natural landscapes,” said Dr. Eric Holmlund, director of the Watershed Stewardship Program. Read more »

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@theVIC Tuesday, Feb. 25, through Monday, March 3

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Alum leads $1M endowment with major matching gift

A $1 million campaign to endow a position for an internationally recognized climate expert at Paul Smith's College has been staked with a major matching gift.

Caroline Lussi, a 1960 graduate of Paul Smith's and a former college trustee, has offered a matching challenge of up to $500,000 to establish the college's first Endowed Chair in Lake Ecology and Paleocology, the first recipient of which will be Curt Stager. Read more »

Green ideas wanted for Sustainability Fund

Have an idea to make campus more sustainable? The Campus Sustainability Fund is accepting applications until Wednesday, Feb. 26. Every year, the Campus Sustainability Fund develops projects suggested by students using student fees - add your idea to the mix!

Questions? Email CampusSustainability@paulsmiths.edu.

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@theVIC Tuesday, Feb. 18, through Monday, Feb. 24

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Campus Operations Normal

Campus is open and operating normally today.

Fisheries and Wildlife Seminar Series kicks off with Stephanie Ratcliffe

The executive director of the Wild Center will give a talk at Paul Smith's College Friday, Feb. 14.

Stephanie Ratcliffe will speak at 10:10 a.m. in the Freer Auditorium. The talk, titled "Opportunities and challenges in nonprofit environmental education," will highlight her experience in that field.

Ratcliffe began working for the Wild Center in 2002 and took the director position in 2007. Before that, she headed up the exhibits effort at the Maryland Science Center on Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

Two more talks will follow Ratcliffe's this semester: Read more »

@theVIC Tuesday, Feb. 11, through Monday, Feb. 17

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Walking - A Feldenkrais Workshop

Saturday, 19 July 2014 (10am to 1pm)
 
This workshop will help you to improve your walking.
 
Walking is a very complex activity that requires the coordination and orientation of the entire person.
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